Information Technology Networking

About the Course

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to install and manage small scale networks, either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Available as a traineeship

This course is targeted to people who have access to workplaces which will provide experiences and learning to support the agreed units for the qualification.

Qualification Certificate IV
National Code ICT40415
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification

Career Opportunities

Network Administrator
Network Operations Technician
Network Operations Technician
Network Technician
Tester (Networking)
Tester (Websites)

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?

Dubbo

  Starts in July

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-18DUB-160

Dubbo

  Starts in July

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-18DUB-161

Dubbo

  Starts in July

  Full Time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-18DUB-154

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

At the conclusion of the 2 Cisco stages of study, you will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination. The Microsoft IT Academy courses may also prepare you for certain Microsoft Certification examinations.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment
While there are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION, TAFE Western conditions of entry for this COURSE are:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week

Please Note: this course is only being delivered with the embedded Cisco Networking Academy program. Two CISCO Units are embedded in the course.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week part time - 18 hours per week full time
- Students must be able to access to a computer outside of TAFE with high speed access to the internet (cable connection preferable), a headset and microphone.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability

In this blended learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of online, web conferencing activities including access to TAFE Western’s online learning website and the Cisco Networking Academy. Your teacher will provide you with additional support online, over the phone or via email. The program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time

The structure of the program embeds the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment

Online web conferencing sessions will be recorded for later review. All resources are available via the Internet and will remain available throughout the course.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.
Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, M

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

Classes will be run 18 hours per week for 1 year

Course length: 18 hours per week for 1 Year

Start Date: 23 July 2018
End Date: 30 May 2019

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

At the conclusion of the 2 Cisco stages of study, you will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination. The Microsoft IT Academy courses may also prepare you for certain Microsoft Certification examinations.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment
While there are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION, TAFE Western conditions of entry for this COURSE are:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week

Please Note: this course is only being delivered with the embedded Cisco Networking Academy program. Two CISCO Units are embedded in the course.

For successful completion of this course you will need:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week part time - 18 hours per week full time
- Students must be able to access to a computer outside of TAFE with high speed access to the internet (cable connection preferable), a headset and microphone.

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability

In this blended learning course you will undertake your learning and assessment through a combination of online, web conferencing activities including access to TAFE Western’s online learning website and the Cisco Networking Academy. Your teacher will provide you with additional support online, over the phone or via email. The program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time

The structure of the program embeds the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment

Online web conferencing sessions will be recorded for later review. All resources are available via the Internet and will remain available throughout the course.
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.
Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, M

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Classes will be run 10 hours per week for 2 years

Course length: 10 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 23 July 2018
End Date: 30 June 2020

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

At the conclusion of the 2 Cisco stages of study, you will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination. The Microsoft IT Academy courses may also prepare you for certain Microsoft Certification examinations.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION, TAFE Western conditions of entry for this COURSE are:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week

This course will provide you the skills and knowledge to design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.

This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Full Time

This course is offered up to 3 days per week. (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) and may include online video conferencing and self directed home/library study. (Days and times may change).

Course length: 18 hours per week for 1 Year

Start Date: 23 July 2018
End Date: 30 June 2019

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course you will need:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week part time - 18 hours per week full time

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE


Dubbo

  Starts in July

  Part time

  Blended Learning

Enrolment Code: ICT40415-01V03-18DUB-155

Dubbo

How will I study?

Delivery Location: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus

At the conclusion of the 2 Cisco stages of study, you will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination. The Microsoft IT Academy courses may also prepare you for certain Microsoft Certification examinations.

The Cisco components cover the requirements 6 units of competency, additionally you will also cover and be assessed in project areas including: Intranet, Servers and Networking; Basic Virtualisation, network hardware installations, software deployment.

While there are no formal entry requirements for this QUALIFICATION, TAFE Western conditions of entry for this COURSE are:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week

This course will provide you the skills and knowledge to design and manage small scale networks either as an independent network support technician or as part of a team. You will learn the fundamentals of network protocols, network scripting, planning and development of small scale networks to meets client's business and technical requirements; deploy software to networked computers, installation and configuration of routers and switches This course is designed for people to work in the area of small scale networks either as an independent technician or as part of a team. Students may be required to work individually and in teams to complete networking tasks and projects in the IT Lab.

This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction with the Cisco Networking Academy.

The structure of the program allows us to embed the first 2 stages of the Cisco Academy Program into the Certificate IV Information Technology Networking course providing credits for 6 units of competency. Upon completion of the first 2 Cisco stages, candidates could elect to take the ICND1 examination to gain the CCENT Certification as two stages of CISCO’s CCNA Routing & Switching program. Students will be prepared to take the ICND1 Industry Standard Certification Examination if they wish.

Tuition is provided through a mixture of on-line resources including access to the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy and TAFE Western’s Content Management System. The course is delivered in an instructor lead online environment for remote delivery and complemented with access to virtual environments providing servers and workstations running the most up to date operating systems.

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

This course is offered up to 1.5 days per week. (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday) and may include online video conferencing and self directed home/library study. (Days and times may change).

Course length: 10 hours per week for 2 Years

Start Date: 23 July 2018
End Date: 30 June 2020

What will I pay?

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): Up to $2,310.00 per course (GST free).

The fee that is displayed is the price for a student completing their second qualification and meeting eligibility criteria. The fee you pay may be lower depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession or an exemption. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available.

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Payment Options

Eligible For Instalments

TAFE Western can also make arrangements for payment by instalment. Contact us to discuss how you can use these arrangements.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course you will need:
-Candidates have completed at least the core elements contained within the Certificate III in Information, Digital Media and Technology OR have demonstrated vocational experience in a range of work environments in a network support role, including administrator, manager, operations analyst, operations engineer/technician, or technician.
- Commitment to online and self-directed study
- Must be able to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of study per week part time - 18 hours per week full time

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.

ENROL NOW ENQUIRE